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Boko Haram Faction Ready to Negotiate Release of 83 More Chibok Girls

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ABUJA, Oct 17 – The Daesh-allied faction of Boko Haram which last week freed 21 of more than 200 Chibok girls kidnapped in April 2014 in northeast Nigeria is willing to negotiate the release of 83 more of the girls, the president’s spokesman said on Sunday. Around 220 girls were taken from

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Nigeria Confirms Release of 21 Girls Kidnapped in Chibok by Boko Haram

ABUJA, Oct 13  – Boko Haram Islamist have released 21 of more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists in 2014 in the northern town of Chibok, the Nigerian government said on Thursday. “The release of the girls … is the outcome of negotiations between the administration and the Boko Haram brokered by the

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Parents Identify Missing Chibok Girls In New Boko Haram Video

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ABUJA, Nigeria, April 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Three mothers of schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in northeast Nigeria two years ago said they had identified their daughters in a video released by Islamist group Boko Haram, the first possible sighting of the girls since a video in May 2014. About 15 girls featured in

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Nigeria: Boko Haram’s War on Women

The Nigerian group abducts and rapes women to boost recruitment and demonstrate its domination BY Hilary Matfess “They have a look in their eyes—they look like they are possessed,” says Amira, a Nigerian woman held captive by Boko Haram fighters for several years. “They would even drink the blood of the people they killed,” she adds, using her

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